Misugu Okamoto was short of a medal, but wasn't short of friends.
Rayssa Leal, who earned internet gold in 2015 when filmed shredding in fairy wings and a dress at 7, is now one of the youngest athletes to earn an Olympic medal.
Amazingly, Peru’s Angelo Caro Narvaez got back up and got back in the running despite this agonizing moment.
The men's street competition began Saturday, and photographers captured every grinding moment of it.
Kamali’s defiance of gender boundaries showed me we all have the power to change the world – no matter how small, writes director Sasha Rainbow.
The introduction of new sports to next summer’s Olympics means there’s a whole new generation of athletes in the making. HuffPost spoke to Alex Decunha about the prospect of being one of the first skateboarders ever to become an Olympic athlete.
One officer apparently requested 'Insomnia' by Faithless.
Atita Verghese just wants girls to experience the fun of skateboarding.
'Men get motorcycles and I got a skateboard'